RICHMOND VA (WDBJ). Governor Youngkin announced at the Environment Symposium the 2022 Environmental Excellence Awards recipients. Youngkins team.
Governor Youngkin announced that the Governors Environmental Excellence Awards recognize individuals who lead by example in the Commonwealth. These 13 winners and two honorable mentions have implemented proactive solutions in their communities. I am proud to say that Virginia has problem solvers within the private sector. I look forward for what the future holds.
The categories that received the awards were sustainability program, environmental project and greening the government.
Governors Environmental Excellence Awards Gold Medal Winners
Catawba Hospital-Greening of Government
City of Harrisonburg – Department of Public Works – Harrisonburg Urban Forestry Program
Coastal Virginia Ecotourism Alliance – Virginia Water Trail
Fauquier, County – Upper Rappahannock Rive Water Trail
George Mason University – Mason Sustainability Councils Circular Economy and Zero Waste Task Force
University of Virginia – Waste Minimization
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